Office cultures within the PR and marketing industry vary from place to place.
Determining how you might fit in a given workplace atmosphere should factor into your decision to make a shift.
Rasheen Carbin, CMO of job-matching site nsphire.com, says that even if an organization makes you a tempting offer,
assessing its culture is essential before you accept the position.
“Employers are increasingly concerned about cultural fit, because it’s easier to teach people skills than the culture of an organization,” he told Fast Company. “It’s important that you
[the potential employee] honestly ask yourself if the office culture is a good fit for you.”
To help determine how you’ll fit in, career coach Andrea Raggambi suggests comparing your personal values against
those of the organization in question.
Here’s what she told Fast Company:
“For instance, if you crave a high degree of flexibility but the organization is extremely rigid, this could trump everything else and help you realize
it’s not a good fit…The key is to define your make-or-break values.”
Accenture—a professional services group with multiple locations—includes a detailed description of its work environment in each job post.
Right now, Accenture’s New York office is seeking an insurance distribution and marketing senior manager.
Candidates for this role should consider themselves industry solutions and services professionals and must be able to manage large teams and work projects.
Not the job for you?
See what else we have in this week’s professional pickings:
Brand communications manager—
Spendrups Bryggeri (Sweden)
Public relations account supervisor—Motion PR (Illinois)
Public relations manager—
Peet’s Coffee (California)
Online marketing analyst—
Orbitz Worldwide (Illinois)
Public relations and writer—
Digital content specialist—
Shepherd Center (Georgia)
Copy editor—Dose (Illinois)
Public relations coordinator—
Rhythm Events (Michigan)
Director, brand copywriter— Cole Haan (New York)
Glassdoor (United Kingdom)
Marketing analyst/digital media specialist—
Motivated Marketing (South Carolina)
PR and communications director— The Integer Group (Colorado)
Digital marketing executive—
ALL.com (United Kingdom)
Marketing writer/editor— Yext (New York)
Social media content manager—
Public relations coordinator—Vitality Consulting (Alabama)
Spring Inc. (New York)
Public relations intern—
PR and social media executive—
Brand marketing representative—
Director of public relations—
Clutch.co (Washington, D.C.)
Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association (Oregon)
Web content writer—
Geek Powered Studios (Texas)
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